Proceedings From theNational Institute of Child Health and Human Development Conference on the Uterine Fibroid Research Update Workshop

Fertil Steril. 2011 Jan;95(1):9-12. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2010.08.049.


The purpose of the National Institutes of Health conference Fibroid Research Workshop in September 2007 was to bring Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development-funded fibroid investigators together to discuss basic science and clinical research advances on uterine leiomyomata. General topics included advances in epidemiology, etiology, therapeutic approaches, and clinical trial challenges; suggestions for advancement of basic understanding, clinical intervention, clinical trials, and future directions were highlighted.

Publication types

  • Consensus Development Conference, NIH
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Trials as Topic*
  • Education
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Leiomyoma* / epidemiology
  • Leiomyoma* / physiopathology
  • Leiomyoma* / therapy